A man dies after crashing his vehicle into a canal on Alligator Alley at the Mile Marker 49 on Friday the 13th.
According to Florida Highway Officials, a driver of a Waste Management vehicle was driving along Interstate 75 recklessly. A traffic stop was then made by a State Trooper but the driver failed to stop.
The Waste Management driver exited into an “Official Use” exit on Mile Marker 19 and crashed into a barrier and into the water.
The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officials are still investigating the cause of the crash.